On December 21, NASA's Apollo 8 spacecraft (command and service modules only) departs Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center during the first flight of mighty Saturn V launch vehicle with a human crew as part of the payload. Astronauts Frank Borman, James Arthur Lovell, Jr., and William A. Anders become the first people to leave Earth's gravitational influence. They go into orbit around the Moon and capture images of an incredibly beautiful Earth "rising" above the starkly barren lunar horizon—pictures that inspire millions and stimulate an emerging environmental movement. After 10 orbits around the Moon, the first lunar astronauts return safely to Earth on December 27

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